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Telehealth update

Enactment of SB112 guarantees all Kentuckians will have access to healthcare services, no matter where they live. By Rob Sprang Kentucky has been a telehealth leader for many years despite outdated laws and regulations that restrict how telehealth may be used, preventing many Kentuckians from accessing healthcare services that are not available close to home.

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,

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Home-based palliative care as an innovation in aging

By Lori Earnshaw, MD Fully conscious while on a fentanyl drip and with an endotracheal tube down his throat, the 70-something emaciated man raised his index finger to wipe tears from his tired eyes. “I just hope to make it home,” he wrote on the dry-erase board. As sick as he was, he would not

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Strategic planning: Establishing a dynamic route to success

Strategic planning is an important component of any successful business, but even more important in a healthcare environment that is constantly changing. It is made even more complicated when new leadership takes charge in the middle of a strategic planning cycle. To learn more about the successful implementation and execution of a strategic plan, Medical News recently spoke with Dr. Mark Newman,  executive vice president of Health Affairs at UK

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